Hello, my name is Abigail
Abigail Tarttelin is an award-winning author, as well as a screenwriter, actress, and musician, best known for GOLDEN BOY - "a grippingly innovative" coming-of-age novel with a "radical non-binary, pro-intersex message" (Hida Viloria, Autostraddle).
GOLDEN BOY is an American Library Association Alex Award winner, finalist for Best LGBT Debut LAMBDA Award, a Booklist Top 10 First Novel, a School Library Journal Best Book, and is published in 9 languages. A Duck Soup/BBC Films feature adaptation is underway with Abigail as co-screenwriter.
Foreword Reviews gave follow-up DEAD GIRLS 5 stars, calling it "a heart stopping horror novel and a frightening coming-of-age story". Abigail is developing DEAD GIRLS for TV. GQ dubbed Abigail's debut novel FLICK a "cult classic".
Abigail's past work includes books editor at Phoenix magazine, editor of I HOPE YOU LIKE FEMINIST RANTS zine, and lead singer/lyricist of GIRLBOY. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Independent, Glamour, On Comely, and The Huffington Post. She is a Moviescope One to Watch actress, a past juror for the British Independent Film Awards and Nibfest Write-a-thon, a recipient of awards from The Authors Foundation and K Blundell Trust, and a member of the Writers' Guild of Great Britain.
Abigail is currently writing an autofiction trilogy, as well as developing scripts and IP for both small and big screen.